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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
will cost you. the expansion of the city's plastic bag ban goes in to affect tomorrow. in 2007, san francisco passed a law prohibiting grocery stores and chain pharmacies from using plastic bags. this new law bans the standard plastic bag from all retailers and it requires businesses to charge customers 10 cents for any other type of bag they give out. restaurants are exempt, but only for the next year. >>> the a's continue to thrill this season. they are one game closer to the playoffs after beating the mariners today. fans went crazy with this go-ahead homer in this eighth inning. there it goes. very nice. it has been six years since the team has been to post-season play. some fans are talking destiny. >> really exciting. they are so young. >> at the beginning of the year, just a bunch of words because they weren't going anywhere. all of a sudden they are going somewhere. >> yes, we are going somewhere. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
at these intersections 24/7. >> oakland has red light enforcement at 11 intersections in the city. >> a lot of these intersections we have pedestrians crossings, kids going to school. different people traveling through there. and we need a system that can help us. >> the department wants a green light from the city to extend the red light camera contract for an additional three years. they say it makes intersections safer. that extension would cost a little over $2 million. >> the police department experience as you've heard in there from loss and in terms of personnel this is one way to help us as a force multiplier and be there at those dangerous intersections. >> not everyone wants the red light cameras to stay. >> i would like them to conduct an independent study of what these cameras are doing. >> roger jones is a local activist who organized the red light camera protest group in alameda county. >> the public safety meeting and they're very concerned about the revenue. >> oakland is more concerned about money. red light runners are slapped with a $500 fine. in an eight-month period bet
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
has spread to hundreds of cities worldwide and even inspired change. >> it doesn't get any more -- i think it's a better way to live. >> in san francisco alone, bicycling has grown from 2006 to 2011. according to the city's municipal transit agency. learning to share the road is a work in progress. it has gotten better in recent years. >> i think everybody should have a turn at both. because then they could understand the mind-set of each and be a little more polite to each other. >> reporter: he's proud of how far the movement has come. now, while this may well be his last critical mass ride, he says he won't stop biking any time soon. >> trying to stay healthy. and i absolutely love to get out in the fresh air and bicycle. it's always a thrilling thing, and it makes you young again. >> police did have extra patrols out here, including officers on bikes. i just touched base with san francisco police who say traffic was at times tied up by critical mass. it all went smoothly. no arrests, no major problems. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kimberly. >>> they will conti
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